Teaching College Students About Asian Pacific American Politics from Multiple Perspectives

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The recent, unfortunate targeting of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) with violence and during the COVID 19 pandemic highlight how this racial group has been both visible yet invisible not only in the context of contemporary U.S. race relations, but also in regard to classroom teaching and learning. With more than 150 years in the United States, APAs are still stereotyped as forever foreigners and model minorities even to this day. We wanted to address some of these issues and challenges that are taking shape both inside and outside of the classrooms of higher learning. This special edition collection of essays captures the multiple perspectives of teaching college students about APAs to allow those in higher education (e.g. professors, administrators, department chairs) greater insights on this diverse community.